The Fresh Market launches Meals on a Mission fundraiser

Press release from The Fresh Market: WHAT/WHO: As a national mission partner of Feeding America®, fresh-focused specialty grocer The Fresh Market is launching “Meals on a Mission”, a monthlong fundraising campaign in all 161 of The Fresh Market locations. Every dollar donated helps provide at least 10 meals* to people in need. WHEN: The Fresh […]

Organic Growers School hosts workshop on structuring farm labor, Feb. 12

Press release from the Organic Growers School: Date: Tuesday February 12th, 2019 Time: 4:00 to 8:30 pm Location: Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy Incubator Farm 180 Mag Sluder Rd. Alexander, NC 28701 (just 15 minutes from Asheville, NC) Cost: $40 per person (dinner included) Instructors: Danielle Hutchinson (Beacon Village Farm), Vanessa Campbell (Full Sun Farm) and […]

Henderson County Education Foundation hosts Food for Thought fundraiser, Jan. 21-25

Press release from the Henderson County Education Foundation: HENDERSONVILLE – The Henderson County Education Foundation will host its fourth annual Food for Thought event from January 21st through January 25th. Participating restaurants will donate a portion of their sales (between 10 and 25%) to support the Foundation and its programs benefitting public schools in Henderson […]

Living Web Farms hosts workshop on flavor and footprint of coffee, Jan. 29

Press release from Living Web Farms: JANUARY 29TH , 2019 LIVING WEB FARMS presents COFFEE: ACTIVISM, SUSTAINABILTY, FLAVOR, AND TRADE 6:00-8:00pm 176 Kimzey Road Mills River NC 28759 Coffee Class Explores Flavor, and Footprint of World’s Second Most-Traded Commodity Powering our work day and many school carpools, coffee is the second most traded commodity after oil, and […]

N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission grants available for agriculture-related projects

Press release from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission: Supporting the agricultural industry, impacting rural communities and stimulating economic development are key objectives for the 2019 NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission (NCTTFC) grant cycle. Funds will be awarded in the fall of 2019 for selected innovative projects. Applications information is now online at www.tobaccotrustfund.org for […]

Arby’s restaurants, Eblen Charities provide free meals to Buncombe County children in need

Press release from Eblen Charities: Christmas Holidays away from school is not always an event that every student looks forward to as school lets out for the rest of the year. Along with no classes, sleeping late, Christmas parties, and as family and friends get together comes a side of the Christmas Holidays that few […]

Pisgah Coffee Roasters to operate Bill’s Boiler House at Brevard College

Press release from Brevard College: Brevard College’s Bill’s Boiler House will become a Brevard College operated coffee shop. Previously occupied by Appalachian Coffee Company, the coffee house will now serve coffee brewed by alum Jotham Lipsi ‘05, owner of Pisgah Coffee Roasters. “We are very thankful to Appalachian Coffee for running Bill’s for the past […]

Farm Burger’s Asheville locations to delay opening, offer free fries on Election Day

Press release from Farm Burger: Farm Burger (locations downtown and in South Asheville) will delay its opening on Tuesday, Nov. 6, to 12:30pm to provide employees ample time to cast their vote. Following the delayed opening, the restaurants will be open for lunch and dinner as usual. Both locations will also offer a free side of […]

UNC Asheville to host discussion on genetically engineered foods, Oct. 9

Press release from UNC Asheville: Public interest attorney Steven M. Druker, founder of the Alliance for Bio-Integrity, will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 in UNC Asheville’s Rhoades Robinson Hall, Room 125, in an event co-sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Department of Environmental Studies and Living Web Farms. This event is free and open […]